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Management Decision Making

Assume that you were a manager of a large department in a company, and you received a request from your supervisors to supply laptops equipped with Wi-Fi and mobile broadband. How would you decide whether to agree with the request or not? How would you decide who should receive laptops and who should not?

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Several factors should be considered before deciding on the acceptability of the project. If the company's current IT structure will only support a limited number of laptops (or none), we would want to know the exact number before proceeding. Not all IT structures support unlimited computers, even with wireless connectivity. The laptops would be connecting to the company's servers, so the technical specifications are the first concern. If the company is able to ...

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This solution discusses managerial decision making as applied to the scenario given.